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and the newspaper report from the baltimore sun looks over and sees that the crowd just dwindles away. and by the time that stevenson gets out and has a beautiful speech to deliver, everyone's left. c-span: if we followed you around in the last eight years... >> guest: oh, god. oh, my--god forbid. c-span: ... where would we have seen you go to get this book? >> guest: oh, well, a lot of places. we don't make things easy for american historians. if we just--we're really close here to the library of congress, but, you know, our records are all over the country: bloomington; springfield; princeton university, which -- where a huge stevenson archive exists; mclean county courthouse; presidential libraries. c-span: mclean... >> guest: so that there's--the kennedy library in boston. c-span: how do you work on something like this? how do you organize it? >> guest: that's not a question i don't have to answer that anymore, do i? c-span: well... >> guest: it's tough. i wanted to have more flashbacks. i guess i should--you should never say what you should have done, you just say what you did i
about specific7o traitors. originally, there was publishing in baltimore, which was a big slave trading town. they had articles about slave traders, one thing that this man was a guy who broke up families and sold off children -- that is what they wrote about. in both cases, the slave traders waylaid them after their article appeared, they beat the heck out of them and then when charges were filed in his case, the judge says he deserved it and dismissed the charges in the case. anderson's case, after beating garrison outcome of the slave trader also charged him with slander and libel. garrison was about to go on trial in baltimore in 1833 and knew that he was not going to get a fair trial, so he skipped town. he left and went back to boston and that's when he found the great anti-slavery publication in the united states. then he wrote an article about a story that was well-known in washington at the time. a black woman was walking across the bridge over the potomac and a constable started chasing her. the constable supplemented income by selling bikes into slavery for the woman ran away
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